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  • Flood Watch for Eastern Rensselaer County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued September 30 at 4:52AM EDT until September 30 at 9:28PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 4:52 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 9:28 p.m.
  • ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
    THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * ALL OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND ADJACENT WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.
    * THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
    * HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA INTO THIS
    MORNING...BEFORE WEAKENING TO LIGHT RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
    RAINFALL RATES COULD EXCEED AN INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES THIS
    MORNING. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE STILL FORECAST
    AT THIS TIME. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WHERE BANDS OF
    HEAVY RAIN MOVE ACROSS THE SAME AREAS.
    * FLOODING OF URBAN...POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS IS THE
    GREATEST THREAT...WITH ISOLATED FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TOO.
    SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS WITH FAST RESPONSE TIMES ARE ALSO
    SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING DUE TO RAPID RUNOFF FROM INTENSE
    RAINFALL RATES. WIDESPREAD MAIN STEM RIVER FLOODING IS NOT
    LIKELY DUE TO ANTECEDENT DRY CONDITIONS...BUT REMAINS POSSIBLE
    ACROSS SOME BASINS SHOULD GREATER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OCCUR.

  • Flood Watch for Eastern Rensselaer County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued October 29 at 10:10AM EDT until October 31 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:10 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6 p.m.
  • ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
    THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...CENTRAL MOHAWK VALLEY...CAPITAL
    DISTRICT...MID HUDSON VALLEY...TACONICS... LAKE GEORGE SARATOGA
    REGION...BERKSHIRES...NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT AND SOUTHERN
    VERMONT.
    * THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
    * A POWERFUL COASTAL STORM RESULTING FROM HURRICANE SANDY WILL
    AFFECT THE AREA WITH HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. TOTAL
    RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO BE 2 TO 4 INCHES
    ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SOUTHEAST ADIRONDACKS...SOUTHERN
    GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT... BERKSHIRES...AND LITCHFIELD
    HILLS...WITH UP TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST FACING
    SLOPES OF THE EASTERN CATSKILLS. VALLEY LOCATIONS SUCH AS THE
    MOHAWK AND HUDSON VALLEYS CAN EXPECT AROUND 1 TO LOCALLY 2
    INCHES OF RAINFALL.
    * RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLOODING OF MAIN
    STEM RIVERS...STREAMS...AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. LEAVES AND
    OTHER DEBRIS WILL LIKELY CLOG STORM DRAINS...WHICH WOULD CAUSE
    ADDITIONAL FLOOD PROBLEMS. IF HEAVY RAIN FALLS WITHIN A SHORTER
    AMOUNT OF TIME...THERE WOULD BE A RISK OF ISOLATED FLASH
    FLOODING AS WELL.
    * TIDAL FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE HUDSON RIVER AT POUGHKEEPSIE
    WITH TIDAL FLOODING POSSIBLE NORTHWARD TO ALBANY.